Tennessee Association of Alcohol, Drug & other Addiction Services
Airport Executive Plaza
1321 Murfreesboro Pike Suite 155
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: 615-780-5901 email@example.com
TAADAS Membership Information
Membership in the Tennessee Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services is more than a purchase of services. It is also an investment in a philosophy, in a cause. It is a shared belief that alcohol and drug abuse are treatable and preventable; that the availability of quality treatment and prevention services to all Tennessee citizens is important; and that by joining together, we can do more than we can do individually.
Membership shall be open to individuals or entities with an interest in addiction, co-occurring, prevention, or recovery support services and subject to payment of membership dues. TAADAS membership is not automatic board membership as the board consists only of the board of directors. The Association will meet Monthly following the Board of Directors meeting, presided over by the President. Issues to be presented to the full membership may be directed to the President in advance for presentation to the entire Membership. The annual meeting of the Association shall be held in September of each year unless scheduled otherwise with not less than twenty (20) and no more than sixty (60) days notice.
Rights and Privileges of Membership
Members in good standing shall be entitled to the following rights and privileges:
The right to promote or hold the agency or business out to the public as a member of this Association.
The right to have representation on any Committee of this Association Eligibility for nomination and service in any elective office of the Association.
Eligibility to participate in Association meetings Receipt of materials and publications of the Association.
Participate in all other services available to members
The right to vote on any issues brought to the Membership by the Board of Directors as well as issues brought directly to the Membership.
Obligations of Association Membership
Support and promotion of the stated purposes of the
Conformity with the Association’s Standards of Conduct.
Conformity with the Association’s antitrust compliance program.
Support of the provisions of Bylaws.
There is no obligation to participate in board activity.
Get the Word Out About Your Service – Your agency will be included in all materials listing TAADAS membership as well as special opportunities to advertise in the TAADAS Times quarterly newsletter.
Improve State Licensed Agency Policies and Rules – TAADAS leadership continuously works on behalf of all state licensed alcohol, drug and other addiction agencies to get relief from burdensome requirements and to improve licensure rules and regulations.
Impact Public Policy - TAADAS has long been the voice for alcohol and drug abuse issues in Tennessee. TAADAS provides advocacy for alcohol, drug and other addiction issues, and first generation information on policy issues, as well as a strong voice for parity issues.
Expand Knowledge – Take advantage of the TAADAS Statewide Clearinghouse’s extensive resource center for alcohol, drug and other addiction information. Free materials include pamphlets, fact sheets, and videos on topics ranging from general drug knowledge to current research and trends.
Networking - TAADAS offers unparalleled networking opportunities with professionals and other concerned individuals in the alcohol, drug and other addiction services community across the state.
TAADAS Times Newsletter - Free subscription to the TAADAS Times, a quarterly newsletter bringing the latest news, training, and conference information.
Drug Testing Network - TAADAS offers members onsite state of the art testing equipment, discounted testing supplies, data and statistics through a partnership with the national leader for drug testing practices.
Discounted rates at Recovery Books & Things -Discounts on cases of AA Big Books and NA Basic Text and quantity discounts on other items.
Discounted Hotel Rates - TAADAS has a special rate with an upscale Nashville Hotel exclusively for TAADAS members.
Credit Union Membership - TAADAS members are eligible for membership in Southeast Financial Credit Union. Branches are located across Tennessee Nashville, Memphis, Jackson, Goodlettsville, LaVergne, Franklin, Brentwood, Chattanooga and Knoxville.
Are you ready to join TAADAS and be a voice for recovery in Tennessee?
TAADAS Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday each month 10 AM - Noon at the TAADAS office conference room.